Browsing the "Securities" Tag

All Crypto Is Created Equal? That’s What Regulators Seem to See

| Mason Borda

Are digital assets equal to digital securities? TokenSoft's Mason Borda argued the two types aren’t so different in terms of how regulators view…

The Map Is Not the Territory: Rethinking Crypto as an Asset Class

| Bradley Miles and Sid Kalla

Crypto as an asset class? Investors would do well to learn it's not a one-size-fits all classification.

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2019: The Year Digital Securities Offerings Become the New ICOs

| Carlos Domingo

The ICO market may be waning, but a new way to tokenize assets is coming to Wall Street.

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Asset-Backed Securities: Entering the Crypto Conversation in 2019

| Charlie Moore

There's a growing consensus that DLT supports the credit sector's digital transformation goals, says Charlie Moore of Global Debt Registry.

US Lawmakers File Bill to Exempt Cryptocurrencies from Securities Laws

| Stan Higgins

Two members of the U.S. House of Representatives are seeking to exempt cryptocurrencies and certain other digital assets from securities laws.

Token Startup Templum Seeks SEC Clarity on Post-Trade Activities

| Nikhilesh De

Regulated token trader Templum has petitioned the SEC seeking clarification on the status of post-trade activities conducted over blockchains.

Institutional Crypto and a New Generation of Wall Street Leaders

| Donna Redel

The crypto space is shifting rapidly with new innovations – but the industry still faces a number of urgent questions, says angel investor Donna…

Russian ICO That Impersonated Bank Hit With Cease-and-Desist

| Yogita Khatri

North Dakota has issued a cease-and-desist against a Russia-based ICO for copying a bank's website to promote "potentially fraudulent securities."

Erik Voorhees, Salt Lending Being Investigated by SEC, Report Says

| Daniel Palmer

Crypto loans startup Salt and former board member Erik Voorhees are under investigation by the SEC, The Wall Street Journal says.

SEC Official Says ‘Plain English’ Guidance On ICOs Is Coming

| Nikhilesh De and Aaron Stanley

SEC Director of Corporation Finance William Hinman said the agency plans to release a "plain English" explanation of when a token sale is a security.